Gervin English Ale Yeast?

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Uncle Joshua
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Gervin English Ale Yeast?

Post by Uncle Joshua » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:06 pm

Can I use Gervin English ale yeast in cider? It's the only yeast I can get hold of.

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Re: Gervin English Ale Yeast?

Post by Northern Brewer » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:29 pm

Yep, it'll be fine. Not first choice perhaps, but it'll be fine.

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Re: Gervin English Ale Yeast?

Post by trucker5774 » Mon May 03, 2021 3:15 pm

Ale yeast can actually be a good option. If your cider is drier than you would like, then ale yeast may be the solution as it tends not to attenuate as well.
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Re: Gervin English Ale Yeast?

Post by MashBag » Mon May 03, 2021 3:27 pm

Bread yeast works well in cider... But good point above. Different Yeasts do different things.

Cider back sweetens nice with artificial sweetener (splenda) . Add to taste.

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Re: Gervin English Ale Yeast?

Post by Rookie » Mon May 03, 2021 6:15 pm

You'll be fine. I've never used an official cider yeast; the last cider I did was with S-189 at lager temperature.
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